The former first daughter might have learned a few things from her mother about addressing the possibility of future elected office.
Schumer's place-holder bill emerged from the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, but on a narrow, party-line vote. That leaves Schumer searching for an authentically conservative co-sponsor who might provide some cover on background checks.
Cuomo has had a strained relationship with the media over the years, owing in part to a reputation for closely controlling his public image, but on Sunday he invited the press corps along for a field day, at a newly acquired parcel of 69,000 acres in the Adirondack State Park, the largest addition to the park in the last 100 years.
Appearing on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" this morning, Mitt Romney's senior adviser Eric Fehrnstrom said his boss agrees with Justice Antonin Scalia and the dissenters from last week's Supreme Court ruling that an individual mandate is a penalty and not a tax.
The lead quote in Politico's much-discussed story comes from the former governor and longtime Republican operative and lobbyist Haley Barbour, who says, “The New York Times has given Obama the longest wet kiss in political history, and they have done him a favor again." The accusation is presented as something extraordinary. But it is pretty precisely the opposite.
Jon Cooper, a bundler for Barack Obama's re-election campaign, thinks today's announcement on same-sex marriage is going to be very helpful.
To some longtime observers of the Supreme Court, the surprising part of yesterday's oral argument wasn't that Justice Anthony Kennedy critically questioned the individual mandate; it was the harshly skeptical tone from Justice Antonin Scalia.